There are 2 definitions of mahoe in English:

mahoe1

Syllabification: ma·hoe
Pronunciation: /məˈhō, ˈmäˌhō
 
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noun

  • A small bushy New Zealand tree of the violet family, with whitish bark and clusters of small greenish flowers.
    • Melicytus ramiflorus, family Violaceae
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    • A beautiful evergreen tree with red, orange, or yellow flowers, blue mahoe is native to Jamaica.

Origin

early 19th century: from Maori.

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a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of mahoe in English:

mahoe2

Syllabification: ma·hoe
Pronunciation: /
 
məˈhō/

noun

West Indian
  • Any of a number of tropical trees and shrubs yielding bast that is used to make cordage.
    • Several species, especially of the genus Hibiscus (family Malvaceae), in particular the widespread H. tiliaceus and the Caribbean H. elatus
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    • The blue mahoe (Hibiscus elatus) could have been brought to Jamaica from Cuba by the Arawaks to be used for bark rope (Adams 1971).

Origin

from Arawak maho.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little